Church of the Open Door


Ministerial Staff

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Pastor Glenn with his wife, Tammy

Senior PastorDr. Glenn Jago

Pastor Glenn has been the Senior Pastor at COD since January of 2001. Glenn and his wife, Tammy, have three grown children who love and serve the Lord. Glenn and Tammy are happy grandparents and always excited to see the grandchildren whenever possible.

Glenn grew up in Lansdale, Pennsylvania and graduated from Calvary Baptist Christian High School in 1977. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Bible with a minor in Biblical Greek language from Pensacola Christian College. In 1981, he returned to Lansdale and graduated from the Calvary Baptist Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity degree. Then in 2011, Glenn received the Doctor of Ministry degree in Expository Preaching from The Masters Seminary in California.

Prior to his joining COD, Glenn has served as youth pastor in Florida and Georgia, started a new church in the Ocean City, MD area, was a Greek and New Testament Professor at Pensacola Christian College, and a Senior Pastor at the First Baptist Church of Cantonment located in the suburbs of Pensacola.

 

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Duane Adler and his fiance’ Emily Watkins

Director of Youth and VisitationDuane Adler

 

Duane Adler has been attending COD with his parents since 2011 and was the Youth Director since September of 2016. On January 1,  2017, Duane began a full-time position as the Director of Youth and Visitation. Duane is engaged to Emily Watkins and they will be happily married in the summer of 2017. Emily is now the Children’s Ministry Director

Duane was raised in Abington and then in Hatboro, Pennsylvania, where he currently resides with his parents Darryl and Dawn. He grew up in a Christian home and attended Calvary Baptist Church in Elkins Park until 17 years of age. Duane received Christ as his Savior at the age of 5 and was baptized one year later. He was home-schooled since kindergarten and graduated in 2012. After wrestling with the idea of attending college, he enlisted in the United States Air Force. Upon doors being closed and new one’s opening, Duane returned home and attained his Associates Degree in Liberal Arts from Montgomery County Community College in 2013. In 2015, Duane was the Youth Intern at COD. He is currently pursuing his Bachelors Degree in Christian Ministries through Liberty University Online.

Other Church Staff:

ODCA Principal – Meg McHale, Starting Fall, 2017 – Tarah Ferrier

Music Director and Pianist – Nancy Beale

Choir Director – Keith Beale

Organist – Doreen Whitstone

Worship Team Coordinator – Cynthia Rasmussen

Office Manager – Sherri Kreamer

Bookkeeper – Lynne Siegenthaler

Office Assistant – Joanne Stratton

Children’s Ministry Director – Emily Watkins

Physical Plant Manager – Ron Acker

IT Coordinator – John King

 

 

 

 

Our history of Pastors is as follows:

Dr. Merril MacPherson
Dr. Jack Murray
Rev. Milton Achey
Rev. Idwal Thomas
Rev. Richard Coons
Rev. John Emmans
Rev. Paul Hatmacher
Rev. Dave Rogers
Dr. Glenn Jago
1936 – 1949
1950 – 1960
1961 – 1965
1965 – 1966
1966 – 1977
1977 – 1985
1986 – 1993
1995 – 1999
2001 –

This list does not include interim Pastors